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Daily Dirt – 3/24/20

Here are a few things that I’ve heard… Tarleton State officially opened yesterday (but had been in the works for a while – teased it last week here). As TSU leaves the Lone Star Conference and transitions to DI (headed to the WAC), a bunch of names have already come up here. The one I

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Daily Dirt – 3/18/20

A few quick things that I’ve heard while hunkered down at the HD world HQ: A couple new names emerging at UIC…I have now heard that Iowa State assistant Daniyal Robinson and Louisville assistant Luke Murray are in the mix. Robinson is an Illinois native who spent time at Loyola (Chicago). I’ve heard that Murray

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HOT: Linder named Head Basketball Coach at Wyoming

University of Wyoming Athletics Director Tom Burman announced Monday the hiring of Jeff Linder as head coach of the Cowboy Basketball Team. Linder is the 22nd head coach in Wyoming history.  He led Northern Colorado to three-straight 20-win seasons. “Jeff (Linder) turned around the basketball program at Northern Colorado and developed his team into one

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Daily Dirt: WEEKEND EDITION -3/25/18

Busy weekend…here are some things that I’ve heard… I keep hearing UCLA assistant coach David Grace’s name mentioned at Fresno State. He has been on Steve Alford’s staff since 2013, and has also been an assistant at Oregon, San Francisco, and Sacramento State. Grace spent 20 years in the Air Force before beginning his collegiate

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HoopDirt Daily News – 12/19/17

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Back on December 7th, HoopDirt.com mentioned that Detroit head coach Bacari Alexander had returned from a seven game absence stemming from an “unspecified personnel matter.” Now, a report from the Detroit Free Press has emerged citing details about the incident that led to Alexander’s suspension. The

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BREAKING: Jeff Linder Named Head Coach Northern Colorado

Jeff Linder has been named the 19th head coach of the Northern Colorado men’s basketball program announced Sunday by Director of Athletics Darren Dunn and University President Kay Norton. A press conference to formally introduce Linder is scheduled for Monday at 3:00 p.m. in the Champions Room of Butler-Hancock Athletic Center. Fans are welcome and encouraged to

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B.J. Hill’s Contract Terminated at Northern Colorado

The University of Northern Colorado announced today that the contract for head men’s basketball coach B.J. Hill has been terminated. “Athletic Director Darren Dunn and I are committed to ensuring the integrity of the men’s basketball program,” UNC President Kay Norton said. “In light of that commitment, and in the best interests of the program moving forward,

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New Five-Year Deal for Northern Colorado’s Hill

Northern Colorado Athletics and head men’s basketball coach B.J. Hill have agreed upon the provisions of a new five-year contract, reflecting the university’s continued investment in the program and its commitment to future growth and success. “B.J. continues to grow the foundation of the men’s basketball program,” director of athletics Darren Dunn said. “Coach Hill

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